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Nearly Killed by ISIS Cellmates, God Had a Purpose for VOM Worker Imprisoned in Sudan
For years he served the persecuted church with The Voice of the Martyrs. Then at the end of a trip to Sudan, Czech national Petr Jasek was arrested and charged with espionage. [ No Comments ]

Evangelical Pastors: Oval Office Prayer Time Not 'Heresy'
Evangelical pastors who prayed for President Trump in the Oval Office last week say they were fulfilling a Scriptural command (1 Timothy 2:1-3) to pray for government leaders and not engaging in something that "borders on heresy." [ 2 Comments ]

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Pastor in Punjab State, India Shot Dead
A pastor in northern India’s Punjab state was shot dead in front of his church premises two months after Hindu extremists took offense at a gospel event celebrating his church’s 25th anniversary, sources said. [ 1 Comment ]

Survivor of ISIS massacre says Christians were told to renounce their faith but women refused
One of the survivors of the massacre of 29 Egyptian Christians in Minya in May said that the Islamic State extremists forced the women off the bus and ordered them to renounce their faith in Christ, but the Copts refused. [ 1 Comment ]

Christian Grandma Florist Fined for Not Working Gay Wedding Takes 'Last Stand' at Supreme Court
Barronelle Stutzman, also known as the Christian grandma florist, is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal to reverse a Washington court's decision earlier this year that found her guilty of discrimination for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding. [ 3 Comments ]

Cuba Cancels Jail Sentence for Homeschooling Dad
A Cuban appeals court has surprised the homeschooling world by reversing a one-year prison sentence imposed on pastor Ramon Rigal for taking his children out of government schools and homeschooling them. [ No Comments ]

Cuban Pastor Sentenced to One Year of Heavy Labor and House Arrest for Homeschooling Children
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on July 7, Pastor Ramon Rigal, leader of Iglesia de Dios en Cristo, was sentenced to one year of heavy labor and house arrest for choosing to homeschool his children. Rigal has openly stated that his decision to homeschool was largely attributed to his Christian faith. [ 1 Comment ]

Evangelical leaders pray over Donald Trump during visit to the White House
A group of evangelical leaders prayed over President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, with Vice President Mike Pence in attendance as well. [ 1 Comment ]

ABC News: Christians Who Believe In The First Amendment Are A 'Hate Group'
ABC News’ Pete Madden and Erin Galloway smeared Christians who believe the Bill of Rights secures religious liberty as a 'hate group,' in an article this week headlined, 'Jeff Sessions addresses ‘anti-LGBT hate group,’ but DOJ won’t release his remarks.' [ 4 Comments ]

Fearing attacks, Egypt's churches suspend pilgrimages, trips
Egyptian churches on Thursday suspended pilgrimages, holidays and conferences for the remainder of July and August after authorities warned them about possible attacks by Islamic militants. [ No Comments ]

Kenya Beheadings: Radical Islamists Target Christians
Al Shabaab militia over the weekend killed 13 non-Muslims, mostly Christians, in coastal Kenya, sources said. [ 2 Comments ]

Christian Outnumber Muslim Refugees Under Trump Administration
Christians made up the majority of refugees admitted to the U.S. in the first five full months of the Trump administration, reversing a trend that saw Muslims entering the country at higher numbers under President Obama, a new Pew Research report shows. [ 2 Comments ]

Judge rules courts can stop Trump deportations, halts ouster of Iraqi Christians
A federal judge halted the deportation of hundreds of illegal immigrants from Iraq, dealing at least a tentative blow to the Trump administration in a case that could signal even greater judicial intrusion into immigration policy. [ No Comments ]

Church Demolitions in Sudan Sparks Strong Congressional Response
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that a new bipartisan letter from the US House of Representatives was sent today to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, requesting that he raise the issue of Christian churches being targeted in Sudan with the Sudanese government. [ 1 Comment ]

Church of England votes to consider special transgender services
The Church of England’s governing body voted Sunday for bishops to consider special services for transgender people. [ No Comments ]